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What does IRA stand for?

IRA stands for Individual Retirement Account

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  • Business, finance, etc.

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Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are said to hold more assets than any other type of retirement vehicle, yet barriers exist that may discourage employers from offering payroll-deduction IRAs to their employees.
Funded non-ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) pension plans that are tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code such as public-sector retirement programs, Section 457 plans, [section]403(b) arrangements--as well as individual retirement accounts (IRAs)--are now protected from creditors in bankruptcy.
The regulations simplify the required minimum distribution (RMD) rules for qualified retirement plans (QRPs), individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and annuities, Roth IRAs, Sec.
Traditional partisan debates over abortion and gun control divide the candidates, while they hold similar positions on other issues - improving schools through teacher training and smaller class sizes, and raising the Individual Retirement Account contribution to $5,000 a year.
In his proposal, to be published in book form by the Institute for Contemporary Studies, the first $500 of payroll taxes each employee and employer pay would go into an individual retirement account instead of to the government, for a total nest egg of $1,000 a year.